Reading Resources

Reading is the gateway to new ideas!

Reading empowers children to stretch their imaginations, explore their world, and discover all of its exciting possibilities. Parents and families have an important role to play in helping children become strong readers. Print, cut out, and use the bookmarks below to support reading at home. Each bookmark includes a reading tip to support your child's reading outside of the classroom.


Check out book lists by age group at:

Sign up for weekly text messages with reading tips in English or Spanish, at:

Learn about Read by Grade Three and early literacy in Michigan at:

Stay connected with your local library at:


Essentials for Families

eResources Supporting Early Literacy

Early Literacy - Read by Grade Three Law

Pre-reading skills:  Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Activities

Supporting Your Child’s Reading and Writing at Home

Brain Builders

Six Layers of Phonemic Awareness

Five Pillars of Reading

School-Age Language Checklists (English)

School-Age Language Checklists (Spanish)